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Department of Energy Summer Internship Experience

 

This summer I worked at the United States Department of Energy in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office. My work in ACDIS on the CAGE project and ACDIS Energy Security courses inspired me to continue learning about the …

ACDIS Student Named Department of State Campus Coordinator

Following her internship with the Department of State’s International Joint Commission, a binational treaty organization established to regulate water levels and mitigate trans-boundary water issues between the US and Canada, Paisley Meyer will continue working for the DOS as UIUC’s …

North Korea Simulation

At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, students simulated several reactions to a Korean Peninsula crisis in the 2020s. In the simulation, the United States and North Korean heads of state had previously agreed to a halt to joint military

Red Lines and Chlorine Weapon Use in Syria

Professor Lesley Wexler Writes on Chlorine Gas Attacks in Syria

During World War I, use of chlorine gas a weapon violated prohibitions of the 1899 and 1907 Hague Conventions on use of poison weapons. Use of chlorine gas as a …

Shifting Iran-US Relations

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On September 29, 2017 ACDIS and the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES) hosted the symposium, “Shifting Iran-US Relations: Return to Status Quo Ante or New Alignments

1st Jeremiah Sullivan Memorial Lecture

ACDIS is hosting our first annual lecture in memory of former director, Jeremiah Sullivan. This year, Dr. Jürgen Scheffran, a professor from the University of Hamburg, will be giving a lecture on ICAN, the recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace …